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Question Down syndrome became neglectful

A 39 yr old man with Down syndrome has exhibited increasing forgetfulness and angry outbursts over the past several months. He has become neglectful of personal hygiene and has trouble finding items in his room. Which of the following conditions is the most likely cause of these problems?
A. Alzheimer"s disease
B. Cerebrovascular disease
C. Intracranial neoplasm
D. Human immunodeficiency virus
E. Thiamine deficiency
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That would be
A. Alzheimer"s disease
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Alzheimer Disease.
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A. Alzheimers Disease is the only diagnosis with an association to Downs among those listed on this page.
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A. Alzheimer"s disease
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a. alzhimer disease
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hey this is Goljan HY !!
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is nt amyloidosis of A-beta deposit
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Alzheimer"s disease
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A is correct.
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That would be A.
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A.alzheimers
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